Editor: Torsten Weber

Editorial contributors: Claudia Schelling, Michael Becker

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The editors are grateful to the sponsors of this blog and of this research project, in particular the German Research Foundation DFG (project no. 412638730) and the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ Tokyo). Professor Thomas Rabe, Jens Kröger, the Siemens Archive, and the Yale Divinity School Library, Special Collections have generously provided original material for this project. Their support is gratefully acknowledged.  


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